Campus Cards, College and University Identification and Security

Enterprise Charter School Applies Texas Instruments’ RFID Contactless Technology for Multiple Applications

Thursday, September 18, 2003

13.56 MHz Smart Labels Used for Access Control, Attendance, Asset Management and Cashless Purchases

NEW ORLEANS, LA (September 15, 2003) – The Enterprise Charter School in Buffalo, New York, founded in 2002 with an innovative interdisciplinary approach to learning, is applying that same philosophy to managing their human resources and physical assets. The public school’s more than 450 staff and students in grades K-8 are using a new identification card for access control and time and attendance that incorporates 13.56 MHz contactless radio frequency identification (RFID) technology from Texas Instruments Radio Frequency Identification (TI-RFid™) Systems. The school will use TI-RFid 13.56 MHz smart labels to identify and secure assets such as library books, laptop computers and other items. Students will also be able to make selected purchases in the cafeteria using their identification cards. 

New Datacard® DuraGard® Optigram™ Laminates Greatly Increase Security for ID Cards

Thursday, September 18, 2003

Technologies provide strong defense against fraud and forgery

New Orleans, LA. — September 15, 2003 — Datacard Group today introduced new highly advanced security laminates that greatly aid in the reduction of fraud for national IDs, driver’s licenses and other important credentials. 

Bioscrypt Fingerprint Technology Featured in HID's new bioClass Product Offering

Thursday, September 18, 2003

TORONTO, ON and VAN NUYS, CA, Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX:BYT)Bioscrypt Inc., a leading provider of advanced fingerprint technology, 

Little Rock National Airport to Use Bioscrypt's Fingerprint and HID's iCLASS Technology for Enhanced Facility Security

Thursday, September 11, 2003

Deployment Encompasses over Five Thousand Users

TORONTO, ON and VAN NUYS, CA, Sept. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - (TSX:BYT) 

Hypercom Creates Fully Integrated Contactless Payment Terminal Supporting Mastercard PayPass

Thursday, September 11, 2003

New Era of Convenience Unfolding as Consumers Pay Via the ‘Wave’ of a Card

PHOENIX, Sept. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Hypercom Corporation 

U.S. Bank partners with Ouachita Baptist University's multi-use identification card

Wednesday, September 10, 2003

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.  (Sept. 10, 2003) – Ouachita Baptist University in Arkadelphia, Ark., has chosen U.S. Bank to be its bank partner for the school’s multi-use identification card.

The identification card already allows Ouachita’s students, faculty and staff members to use laundry facilities, campus libraries, have door and dorm access, and purchase meals without cash. The new card can also be used as a U.S. Bank ATM card on and off campus. The multi-use identification card is not Visa branded, and it can be used at many merchants in the United States who accept PIN based transactions. 

HID’s iCLASS™ cards make their campus debut at Mercyhurst College in Pennsylvania

Monday, September 1, 2003

Nearly everyone anticipated proximity card technology would be utilized when Mercyhurst College in Erie, PA began evaluating a new access control system for the 3700 student campus. A new academic center was under construction and campus officials wanted this building, as well as the five freshman dormitories, to be secured via a card-based access system. But by the time the campus began issuing the new cards in the fall of 2002, prox technology had been leapfrogged in favor of the more advanced contactless smart card technology. In the process, Mercyhurst became one of the first campuses in North America to implement contactless smart card technology.